Here are your Afternoon Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media.
• The image to the right is from Cracked.com's rather inspired bit of lunacy, "25 Rejected Ideas From Grand Theft Auto IV," in which readers submitted Photoshopped entries. No. 17 on the list was this fantastic reference to the Washington Capitals' Segway tour of DC earlier this season, submitted by "Bmhouser." Awesome.
• Montreal Canadiens Coach Guy Carbonneau answered some difficult questions about his team's ability to rally, which goalie might start in Game 5 and whether Carey Price is playing through an injury. "He does not have a finger injury, hand injury, knee injury or a sore shoulder. His confidence was hurt," said Carbo. Hey, a bruised ego is still a bruise, you big jerk. The Habs had the day off yesterday; wonder how many actually left the house. [Globe & Mail]
• What was Ashley Olsen doing at a New York Rangers game, why is she with a snarly looking Victoria's Secret model, and what exactly is in that mysterious cup? Besides some sort of warm beverage, which would be the logical answer, being that she weighs 14 pounds and is attending an ice hockey game? [These Boots Were Made for Stalking]
• A 17-year-old midget hockey player has been charged with assault with a weapon after taking "a two-handed baseball swing with his stick" at another player. What is this, an episode of "Jim Henson's Chris Simon Babies?" [Canwest]
• Thorsten Kaye is an actor on "All My Children" and a huge Wings fan. He believes there's a comparison to be drawn between the blue-collar work ethic of soap stars and hockey players. Also, many of them are melodramatic. [Detroit News]
• Forget all this "Hockeytown" debate; has Pennsylvania now unofficially become the "State of Hockey?" [FanHouse]
• Finally, when your team is out of the playoffs and is experiencing a slight championship drought, you sometimes have to reach a bit for good video content for the fans. With that, here are the Top 10 Highest Scorers in Toronto Maple Leafs History Named Dave: